Bits and Pieces - April 22, 2015
April 22, 2015
Frederick's of Hollywood has announced that they're closing all their stores. Before they close, all of Frederick's lingerie will be half off - just like in all of Kim Kardashian's selfies.
If you're wondering what the situation is with BOBBI KRISTINA BROWN, you're not alone. After her father and her stepmother both said she was awake, many thought she'd come out of her coma. Sadly, that's not the case. A family lawyer issued a statement saying, "Bobbi Kristina's condition has changed since moving from Emory University Hospital and there has been improvement. Doctors have indicated that she will have a long life. However, Bobbi Kristina is presently embarking on a rehabilitation process and the quality of her life will not be known for years to come." Sadly, that's not the case either as other members of the Houston family, including Cissy Houston, say her condition hasn't changed, she has irreversible brain damage and is completely unresponsive.
MITCH PILEGGI will be back as FBI Assistant Director Walter Skinner in Fox's upcoming revival of THE X-FILES. He also made a brief appearance in the 2008 movie I Want to Believe.
MUMFORD & SONS have unveiled a new song called 'Snake Eyes' from their upcoming album Wilder Mind. The album is due May 5th. (See here)
The small town of Parma, Missouri has a new mayor. Citizens there elected former city clerk Tyrus Byrd as its first African American woman mayor. Among her first priorities will be to replace five of the city's six police officers, who submitted their resignation following the election, citing "safety concerns." Parma's city attorney, clerk and water treatment supervisor also quit.
Atlanta Braves reliever Andrew McKirahan has been suspended for 80 games following a positive test for a banned substance under Major League Baseball's drug program. McKirahan is the fifth pitcher in 25 days to be disciplined.
Manchester, England's Tom Moffatt wanted to tattoo the name of his son 'Riley' onto his arm but couldn't afford to go out and get inked. The 27-year-old Tom thought he'd solved the problem by buying an ink gun online and doing the tattoo himself. Unfortunately, Tom misspelled Riley's name. Tom inked over that tattoo after realizing his mistake, but soon realized he'd also misspelled 'sony boy' on his now-tattooed hand. Tom said: "Now, my family is always saying 'you're an idiot, Tom' and there are plenty of jokes at my expense from my mates."
1986: Geraldo Rivera opened Al Capone's vault on live TV and found nothing
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